Featured Video: What Employers Need to Know About Wellness Program Administration

October’s Feature Video

This webinar will:

  • Describe wellness programs
  • Briefly describe the laws and regulations that govern wellness programs
  • Discuss how employers should approach different levels of wellness program involvement, such as engaging with the carrier’s wellness program, offering a health risk assessment, and administering payroll deductions
  • Address how an employer can be compliant with wellness program regulations when an employer uses a carrier-provided wellness program
  • Discuss the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s regulations regarding spousal consent when the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) applies to a wellness program
  • Discuss the importance of having a bona fide wellness program if an employer implements a tobacco surcharge
  • Provide sample language for a tobacco surcharge affidavit
  • Discuss payroll deduction administration, such as applying a discount to an employee’s premium, changing premium amounts, and giving money back to employees based on their participation in the wellness program

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The information provided is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. The information above contains only a summary of the applicable legal provisions and does not purport to cover every aspect of any particular law, regulation or requirement. Depending on the specific facts of any situation, there may be additional or different requirements. This is to be used only as a guide and not as a definitive description of your compliance obligations.